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The Mansion Mafia - Hold on tightly to your secrets

Day 1 Begins
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    By the time the synthesized voice coming off the loudspeakers had finished explaining what the invitees would have to do next, everyone in the room had already figured out what was at stake.

    It wasn't death that they feared - it was the prospect of what was written in those envelopes being revealed for all to see. They were stuck in The Mansion until they figured things out, and the threat was loud and clear: if you die, everyone will know your darkest secrets. And it was the latter part of that threat that sent shivers down the invitees' spines. They had no way of knowing this at the time, but the fact that they all felt that way was the invisible connection between all of them, and the reason why they were chosen in the first place.

    And now, everyone had to play their part. They would get out of this with their reputations untarnished, whatever it took.

    Day 1 Begins

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    Day 2 Begins
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    One by one, everyone woke up to a feeling of relief. They were not attacked in their sleep when that possibility seemed very likely.

    All 23 of them.

    No one has died!

    Even stranger than the lack of any lifeless bodies, however, was the fact that the Room they were now in was completely different than the one they had slept in.

    Day 2 Begins

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    Day 3 Begins
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    Night 2 Ends

    Ah... There it was. The comforting sight of a body that wasn't their own.

    With each new secret revealed, the group felt closer and closer to the truth - even if each seemed to be pieces from entirely different puzzles.

    Surely there was some logic to what was happened, and this new body would help them figure it out.

    Godfather has died!

    These were the contents of the envelope they died trying to hide:



    Welcome to The Mansion, Godfather! We’ve long been waiting for your arrival.

    Your true name is Akira, and we know your secret.

    You are a Town Bulletproof Self-Watcher. You will know the name of every player who visits you during the Night. You also have a single-shot bulletproof protection from kill attempts, but you won’t be notified when said protection has been activated.

    You are aligned with Town and win when all threats against Town have been eliminated.

    During the Day, you can also vote for the next Room you want the group to visit by posting the command MOVE: <Room Name> in the main game thread.

    The game thread is here.

    After reading this message, please reply to it or post in the game thread to acknowledge it.

    I hope you have fun in our little gala.
     
    List of Active Players
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    Active Players List:

    1. [m] saenima - GMT - NEW Mentored by Fireblend
    2. [m] BronsonLee - EST - NEW
    3. [They/Them] Aeleus - GMT - NEW Mentored by Roytheone Died D2
    4. [m] WhySoDevious - GMT-6 - NEW Mentored by Sophia
    5. [f] Kitsunelaine - GMT+13 Died D6
    6. [m] Kalor - GMT
    7. [m] Stuart444 - GMT Died D7
    8. [m] LuxCommander - CST Died D2
    9. [m] Grizzly - GMT+2 Died D1
    10. [m] Zippedpinhead - CST Died N6
    11. [m] B-Dubs - EST Died N4
    12. [-] Godfather - CST
    13. [m] Z-Beat - PST
    14. [m] flatearthpandas - GMT+9 Died D2
    15. [m] Kopite - GMT+8 Died D2
    16. [m] Hecht - PST Died D3
    17. [m] Muffin - GMT+1 Died D5
    18. [m] StanleyPalmtree - GMT+13 Died N4
    19. [m] Fat4all - EST Died N3
    20. [f] Melonrabbit - PST Replaced by [m] turmoil7 - GMT-3
    21. [m] *Splinter - GMT
    22. [m] SaucyKaz - CST Died D2
    23. [f] Girlofgotham - GMT
    24. [f] weemadarthur - CST Died D4

    Replacements:

    1. [m] Fandorin - GMT-3
    2. [m] Blargonaut - GMT
    3. [m] Lone_Prodigy - PST
     
    Day 4 Begins
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    Night 3 Ends

    Still feeling the relief of having a huge weight lifted off their shoulders, the 14 invitees that were still alive didn't seem too bothered by the macabre decoration of the new room they had been moved to.

    The blue walls had splashes of a liquid that seemed like blood all over them. Inverted crucifixes, human skulls wearing MAGA hats, and a random assortment of statues from video games collector's editions lined up the shelves.

    In the center of the room was another, smaller room, closed off by a door that wouldn't budge. A strange symbol made out of crude lines was engraved on the door. Somehow, everyone felt that what hid inside was a secret that they would've regretted finding out.

    Naturally, there was also a body.

    Fat4all has died!

    These were the contents of the envelope they died trying to hide:



    Welcome to The Mansion, Fat4all! We’ve long been waiting for your arrival.

    Your true name is Vivianne, and we know your secret.

    You are a 2-shot Town Pulpit. Twice in the game during the Night, you can choose to give another player the power of a double vote for the next Day by sending the command BLESS: <Player Name> to the moderator via PM. You cannot target yourself, and you cannot target the same player twice. The player will be notified of the temporary boost, but they won’t know you were the one who activated it.

    You are aligned with Town and win when all threats against Town have been eliminated.

    During the Day, you can also vote for the next Room you want the group to visit by posting the command MOVE: <Room Name> in the main game thread.

    The game thread is here.

    After reading this message, please reply to it or post in the game thread to acknowledge it.

    I hope you have fun in our little gala.
     
    Day 5 Begins
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    Night 4 Ends

    "The Cult has won!"


    And with that exclamation ended one of the voice's tales.

    As if bragging about it, the ever more talkative voice had suddenly decided to share some insight into what had inspired the game they were playing here. Yes, that's how the voice described what was going on: a game.

    If the voice was to be believed, those tales were being read off of an online message board. They all featured similar set-ups: players were assigned random roles prior to the start of the game, and then they lied their way through discussions with the others in conformity with their respective roles. By mere chance, some ended up as part of a faction of villains, and were forced to kill in order to survive.

    Before the 11 invitees left could ask any questions, the voice finally decided it was time to move on with the procedures.

    But now, the players, who had become accustomed to their roles over the past few days, were suddenly extremely uncomfortable. Were they playing pretend? Why? With few exceptions, they hadn't even talked to each other before arriving at the Mansion. They were just regular people.

    The two new bodies added to that confusion. The woman was still a complete stranger, but everyone knew the man. Not because he was remarkable, but because they saw him every morning at the bakery, where he worked. And there he was, lifeless, clutching a first aid kit close to his chest.

    B-Dubs has died!

    These were the contents of the envelope they died trying to hide:



    Welcome to The Mansion, B-Dubs! We’ve long been waiting for your arrival.

    Your true name is Carter, and we know your secret.

    You are a Town Doctor. Every Night, you can choose to protect another player or yourself against a kill attempt by sending the command HEAL: <Player Name> to the moderator via PM. You cannot target the same player two Nights in a row.

    You are aligned with Town and win when all threats against Town have been eliminated.

    During the Day, you can also vote for the next Room you want the group to visit by posting the command MOVE: <Room Name> in the main game thread.

    The game thread is here.

    After reading this message, please reply to it or post in the game thread to acknowledge it.

    I hope you have fun in our little gala.

    StanleyPalmtree has died!

    These were the contents of the envelope they died trying to hide:



    Welcome to The Mansion, StanleyPalmtree! We’ve long been waiting for your arrival.

    Your true name is Sarah, and we know your secret.

    You are a Vanilla Townie. Your only power is to vote.

    You are aligned with Town and win when all threats against Town have been eliminated.

    During the Day, you can also vote for the next Room you want the group to visit by posting the command MOVE: <Room Name> in the main game thread.

    The game thread is here.

    After reading this message, please reply to it or post in the game thread to acknowledge it.

    I hope you have fun in our little gala.
     
    Day 6 Begins
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    Apparently everyone had spent the night too busy trying to cope with conflicting thoughts about their own identity.

    But that just meant that no one else had been released from this nightmare, and that those who remained weren't any closer to figuring out who or what had been playing them like fiddles.

    No one has died!

    As soon as the 10 invitees left exited the trance state they had been in, they noticed that a terribly loud humming noise dominated the new Room they were now in.

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    Day 7 Begins
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    Night 6 Ends

    He'd been watching the game unfold over the past week through a series of monitors. They had set up cameras all over the Mansion, revealing every angle of every Room.

    Even though he'd witnessed over a dozen gruesome deaths through those monitors, he seemed completely comfortable - his legs resting over the table while he drank a cup of coffee. He gave off an air of levity.

    Just as another assassination was taking place, he pondered about how easily he'd been able to execute his plan. Everything that had happened thus far had been accounted for in his original design. The key to all of it, he thought, was how perfect the selection of players was. They were all liars in their essence, and so they never hesitated when the time to lie to save their own lives - even to themselves. Some were told they were part of the "mafia" - and so they spent their nights in subterfuge. One faked an entire persona to try and lead others to certain death. Another was even able to help others with a mere first aid kit paired with the suggestion that they were actually a doctor.

    Ever since that fateful day, he'd been focused on honing his skills. He was afraid of becoming complacent. And after spending all that time with the most powerful figures in the world - and, therefore, with the biggest liars in the world -, he wanted to test his theories on a group of common liars, of the kind that you can find anywhere.

    It was working.

    One of his assistants finally interrupted his train of thought: "It's about time to wake them all up, mister B--"

    Zippedpinhead has died!

    These were the contents of the envelope they died trying to hide:



    Welcome to The Mansion, Zippedpinhead! We’ve long been waiting for your arrival.

    Your true name is Stanislav, and we know your secret.

    You are a Vanilla Townie. Your only power is to vote.

    You are aligned with Town and win when all threats against Town have been eliminated.

    During the Day, you can also vote for the next Room you want the group to visit by posting the command MOVE: <Room Name> in the main game thread.

    The game thread is here.

    After reading this message, please reply to it or post in the game thread to acknowledge it.

    I hope you have fun in our little gala.